[bksvol-discuss] Re: self-censorship
- From: Cindy <popularplace@xxxxxxxxx>
- To: bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
- Date: Mon, 15 Feb 2010 00:23:09 -0800 (PST)
Thanks, Carrrie--and enjoy your holiday. I wouldn't have written, but the nice thing about email is that one can open it at one's convenience, so I had no compunction about writing on Sunday or Valentine's Day. :-) Cindy Wish List (i.e., books wanted added to the collection) and books-being-scanned list available at sites below Wish List: https://wiki.benetech.org/display/BSO/Bookshare+Wish+List Books Being Scanned List: https://wiki.benetech.org/display/BSO/Books+Being+Scanned+List --- On Sun, 2/14/10, Carrie Karnos <ckarnos@xxxxxxxxx> wrote: > From: Carrie Karnos <ckarnos@xxxxxxxxx> > Subject: [bksvol-discuss] Re: self-censorship > To: bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx > Date: Sunday, February 14, 2010, 8:34 PM > Hi gang, > > Our librarian Amy was given the task of vetting the Wish > List, finding those books that would qualify as educational, > so we could buy them and put them in the collection. > Unfortunately Amy has had health issues for the last couple > of months, so the vetting has been moved to the back burner > while she works on more pressing issues for Bookshare. I > will ask her about vetting the Wish List, and let you know > what she says, on Tuesday. (Monday is a holiday). > > Carrie > From: > Roger Loran Bailey <rogerbailey81@xxxxxxx> > To: > bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx > Sent: Sun, > February 14, 2010 7:46:42 PM > Subject: > [bksvol-discuss] Re: self-censorship > > As a matter of fact, Cindy, I recall, about a year ago, > Carrie sent us an email saying that in about a month or so > she was going to start buying books on the wish list that > were of an educational nature to be added in house. I think > she suggested that we should start adding any books to the > wish list that we wanted that would qualify. At the time I > recall thinking that I could probably come up with quite a > few such titles, but that was right after you had your > stroke and to us you had just disappeared without any of us > knowing what happened. When Carrie sent that email you had > been missing only maybe a couple of days and no one had yet > commented on it, but I did notice your abscence. I > decided to wait because I was not sure anyone would be > there to add to the wish list. As time stretched out and > others were noticing that you were missing I felt like I had > more reason to refrain. I never did hear anything more about > that plan to buy up wish list books for in house processing > though. It would be good if Carrie could comment on it now. > That could go far in paring down the wish list, coming > closer to fulfilling the grant requirements and making > wishers happy. > > > _ _ _ > > "I believe in recognizing every human being as a human > being, neither white, > black, brown nor red. When you are dealing with humanity as > one family, > there's no question of integration or intermarriage. > It's just one human > being marrying another human being, or one human being > living around and > with another human being.... The worst form of a human > being, I believe, is > one who judges another human being by the > color of his skin." > Malcolm X > > The Militant: > http://www.themilitant.com > Pathfinder Press: > http://www.pathfinderpress.com > Granma International: > http://www.granma.cu/ingles/index.html > ----- Original Message ----- From: "Cindy" <popularplace@xxxxxxxxx> > To: <bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> > Cc: "Carrie Karnos" <ckarnos@xxxxxxxxx>; > "Geneva Vander Poel" <genevav@xxxxxxxxxxxx> > Sent: Sunday, > February 14, 2010 10:11 PM > Subject: [bksvol-discuss] self-censorship > > > > Looking through the old wish list, I realized that > because volunteer scanners scan books they want to read and > enjoy > > (because some of us for physical reasons proof and > don't scan, the pool of scanners is relatively small, > I'd guess) books in various genres don't get > scanned., e.g., erotica, Christian nonfiction. > > Is it possible, Carrie and/or Geneva,that you can find > inhouse volunteers or interns or paid employees, or even > paid volunteers who would be willing to scan some books of > those genres that have been on the wish list for a long > time? I am gradually, as I have a few minutes here and there > between proofing and doing my taxes, moving some requests to > the new wish lists. > > > > Cindy > > > > > > > > > > To unsubscribe from this list send a blank Email to > > bksvol-discuss-request@xxxxxxxxxxxxx > > put the word 'unsubscribe' by itself in the > subject line. To get a list of available commands, put > the word 'help' by itself in the subject line. > > > > To unsubscribe from this list send a blank Email to > bksvol-discuss-request@xxxxxxxxxxxxx > put the word 'unsubscribe' by itself in the subject > line. To get a list of available commands, put the > word 'help' by itself in the subject line. > > > > > > To unsubscribe from this list send a blank Email to bksvol-discuss-request@xxxxxxxxxxxxx put the word 'unsubscribe' by itself in the subject line. To get a list of available commands, put the word 'help' by itself in the subject line.
- [bksvol-discuss] Re: self-censorship
- From: Carrie Karnos
- [bksvol-discuss] Re: self-censorship